Monday, July 12, 2010
Black Patriots at sharp end of firearms liberty battle
See Rose Russel's take on Clarence Thomas
"Justice Thomas wrote: 'In my view, the record makes plain that ... the right to keep and bear arms was essential to the preservation of liberty'.". Plus more legal detail at NRO and here also
See Take on the Ruling from the big brain of Thomas Sowell
"As for the merits or demerits of gun control laws themselves, a vast amount of evidence, both from the United States and from other countries, shows that keeping guns out of the hands of law-abiding citizens does not keep guns out of the hands of criminals. Unfortunately, the media intelligentsia tend to favor gun control laws, so a lot of hard facts about the futility, or the counterproductive consequences of such laws, never reach the public through the media"...Check this out also...